Ellen Bartolini, PSY.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who joined the Developing Brain Institute in June 2021. Ellen specializes in treating parents and families who are coping with stress and major life changes, including during and after pregnancy. Prior to joining the Developing Brain Institute, she spent five years in the Pediatric Medical Psychology department at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she developed particular expertise in treating children, parents and families facing serious medical illnesses. Dr. Bartolini is passionate about providing high-quality, evidence-based care to underserved and vulnerable communities. She earned her PSY.D. from Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, and completed her postdoctoral fellowship through The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.